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Indians are always noted for smart and intelligence.To prove this many Indian born or origin have become CEOs of global companies which are successful.Indian CEOs of global companies are mainly dominating and ruling the IT industry.
Following are the list of few of them
CEO of: MICROSOFT- The World’s the First Largest Company by Annual Net Revenue
Date of Birth: 19th August 1967
Education: ‘Bachelor of Engineering’/BE in Electronics and Communications/ECE from Manipal Institute of Technology, Karnataka and
MS in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and
MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA.
Career: Satya Nadella, after working as a member the ‘Technical Staff’ of ‘Sun Microsystems’ joined Microsoft in the year 1993 and he had been the Executive Vice President of ‘Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, with responsibilities for the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services.
Satya Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer and became the third CEO of Microsoft in the year 2014.
MRS.INDRA NOOYI (MRS.INDRA KRISHNAMOORTHY)
CEO of: PEPSICO– Food and Beverage Company- the Second Largest in the world by net revenue
Date of Birth: 28th October 1955
Education: Holy Angels Higher Secondary School, Chennai
B.Sc.-1974-Madras Christian College/MCC, Tambaram, Chennai
Post Graduate Diploma in Management- 1977 -Indian Institute of Management/IIM, Kolkata
Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Private Management from Yale School of Management- (M.A) .-1980
Career: From the year 1978, worked as Product Manager in Johnson&Johnson, Mettur Beardsell Textile Firm before joining Yale School of Management and
In the year 1980 joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Held strategy positions in Motorla and Asea Boveri
In the year 1994-Joined PepsiCo -Became the President of CFO in the year 2001-In the year 2006 became the 5th CEO of PepsiCo
- Named on Wall Street Journal ’s list of 50 women to watch in 2007 and 2008
- Listed among Time ’s 100 Most Influential People in The World in 2007 and 2008
- Named by the Forbes the Number 3 most powerful woman in the year 2008
- Ranked by the Fortune as the Number 1 most powerful woman in business in 2009 and 2010.
- Ranked by Fortune as the 6th most powerful woman in the world on 7 October 2010
- Named by Fortune as the 3rd most powerful woman in business in the year 2014
Co-CEO of : DEUTSCHE BANK
Birth: 7th January 1963 -Born in Jaipur, India
Elder Brother: Ajit Jain CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Group
Education: Graduate in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce under the University of Delhi
MBA in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Career: Anushman Jain started his career as an analyst in derivatives research at Kidder, Peabody & Co.
Before joining Deutsche Bank in 1995, Anushman Jain worked at Merrill Lynch in New York where he founded and led the securities industry’s first dedicated hedge fund coverage group.
Anshuman Jain is an Indian business executive who took over as Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank in June 2012.
He has as his prime responsibility, the Group’s strategic management, resource allocation, financial accounting and reporting, risk management, and corporate control.
CEO of: DIAGEO a FTSE 100 British multinational alcoholic beverages company, since 1st July 2013, succeeding Paul S. Walsh
Born in: July 1959 at Pune
Father: Manuel Menezes-Former Chairman of the Indian Railway Board
Brother: Victor Menezes-Former Chairman and CEO of Citibank.
Education: St.Stephen’s College, Delhi
Indian Institute of Management/IIM – Ahmedabad
Kellogg School of Management
Career: Ivan Manuel Menezes Joined Diageo in the year 1997 and has held various Senior Positions, such as:
Chief Operating Officer
Chairman ,Latin America& the Caribbean
Chairman, Asia Pacific
President and CEO,Diageo North America and
Chief Operating Officer, Diageo North America.
Menezes is a non-executive director of the US-based fashion retailer Coach, Inc.
CEO of: RECKIT BENCKISER– a UK FTSE-listed multinational consumer goods company, a major producer of health, hygiene and home products
Date of Birth: 4th August 1958 at Bareilly, India
Nationality: Indian-At present lives with his family at London
Education: Secondary Education-Modern School, New Delhi
B.E.(Honours) in Chemical Engineering-Birla Institute of Technology and Science
M.B.A. from -Xavier Labour Research Institute /XLRI- Xavier School of Management-Jamshedpur
Career: In the year 1987,Rakesh Kapoor joined ‘Reckitt Benckiser’-known as ‘Rickit &Coman before the merger with ‘Benckister’, and he had been in various positions such as:
– Regional Sale Manager, North India,
-General Manager, Indian Southern Region and
-Regional Marketing Director, South Asia.
In the year 1999, Kapoor was appointed as the Global Category Director, Pest Control.
After the merger of ‘Rickit & Colman’ and ‘Benckister’, Kapoor became the Senior Vice President, Home Care.
In the year 2001, Kapoor was appointed Senior Vice President, Regional Director, Northern Europe.
In July 2006 Kapoor was promoted as Executive Vice President , Category Development, Media, Market Research and Development, with responsibilities for global category management, research and development, media, market research and strategic alliances.
Rakesh Kapoor took over as CEO of ‘Reckitt Benckiser’ on 1st September 2011, from Bart Becht, who had been in post since the company was created in the year 1999, by the merger of Benckiser with Reckitt & Colman.
President of: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY GROUP
Born in: The year 1951 at Odissha, India
Younger Brother: Anshuman Jain-Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank
Education: Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)-/Indian Institute of Technology/IIT,Kharagpur-1972
Career: From the year 1973 to 1976, Jain had worked for IBM as a Salesman for their Data Processing Operations in India.
Jain was named ‘Rookie of the year 1973’ in his region.
In the year 1976, IBM had to discontinue their operations in India and Jain went to USA and obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School and joined McKinsey&Co.
In the year 1986, started to work on the Insurance operations for ‘Buffet’.
In the same year 1986, Jain joined the Insurance Division of Berkshire Hathaway, as invited by Mr.Michael Goldberg, the former boss of Jain at McKinsey, who joined Berkshire Hathaway leaving McKinsey in the year 1982.
Now, Ajit Jain is the President of Berkshire Hathway Insurance group.
In the ‘Annual Letter to the Shareholders’ in the year 2014, it has been suggested that Ajit Jain and Greg Abelto would be the appropriate successor/s to Warren Buffet, as the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
AJAYPAL SINGH BANGA
CEO of: MASTER CARD – an American financial services corporation that processes payments between the banks of merchants when purchases are made through the brand card.
Born in : The year 1960 at Pune, India (55 years)-Born at Khadki, Pune,Maharashtra,India
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from St.Stephen’s College, Delhi University
MBA from Indian Institute of Management/IIM, Ahmedabad
Career: In the year 1981, Ajaypal Singh Banga started his career in ‘Nestle’ and until 1994, he had been working in various jobs in:
In the year 1994, Ajaypal Singh Banga joined PepsiCo and he was involved in launching PepsiCo’s international Fast Food Franchises in India.
In August 2009, Ajaypal Singh Banga had been the CEO of Citi Groups, Asia Pacific Region
In July 2010, Ajaypal Singh Banga became the CEO of ‘’Master Card’, succeeding Robert W. Selander, who had been the CEO of the MasterCard since March 1997.
CEO of: GLOBAL FOUNDRIES
Born in: The year 1963 in Bhagalpur, Bihar
Residing at: San Diego, USA
Education: B.S. in Engineering from the University of Liverpool
Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from the University of Strathclyde
Career: In the year 1994, Sanjay Jha started his career as a Senior Engineer with the Qualcomm, a very large scale integration group working on the Global Star Satellite phone and on the firs 13 KV Coder Application –specific integrated circuit, which was integrated into Qualcomm’s MSM2200 Chipset.
In the year 1997, Sanjay Jha was promoted as the Vice President of Engineering ,with responsibilities for leading the integrated circuit engineering group.
Sanjay Jha had led and overseen the development of 5 Generations of Modem and Cell site Chipsets, both digital baseband and Radio Frequency/RF and System software.
In the year 1998,Sanjay Jha was promoted as the Senior Vice President of Engineering-Qualcomm
In the year 2002, Sanjay Jha led the formation of Qualcomm Technologies & Ventures, where he managed both the technology investment portfolio and the new technology group as the Senior Vice President and General Manager.
In the year 2003, Sanjay Jha became the Executive Vice President of Qualcomm and the President of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.
In June 2005, Sanjay Jha was elected to the ‘Board of Directors’ of the Semi Conductor Industries Association and he also served as the Vice Chairman of the Fabless Semi Conductor Association.
In December 2006, Sanjay Jha became the Chief Operating Officer/COO of Qualcomm.
Afterwards Sanjay Jha was the Chief Executive Offier/CEO of Motorola’s Mobile Devised Business.
In January 2014, Sanjay Kumar Jha became the CEO of Global Foundries, the world’s first full service semi conductor foundry with a truly global manufacturing and technology footprint.
CEO of: DBS GROUP HOLDINGS
Date of Birth: 24th January 1960- Born at Meerut, India (55 years)
Mother: Mrs.Minnie Gupta
Residing at : Singapore
Education: St.Columba’s High School, Delhi
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management from India Institute of Management/IIM, Ahmedabad
Career: In the year 1982, at the age of 22 years, Piyush Gupta started his career at Citibank India as a Management Trainee.
Piyush Gupta had been in Citibank in several assignments, such as, being the Chief of Staff to the India head, responsible for Finance, Technology, Human Resources and Strategy and in the year 1991 he was the Chief of Staff to the Asia Head at Singapore.
Piyush Gupta held various responsible positions in the Senior Management roles the Citibank’s Corporate and Consumer Banking businesses, including the Head of Strategic Planning for Emerging Markets and Regional Director for Global Transaction Services for Asia Pacific.
In the year 1998, Piyush Gupta was posted to Indonesia, as the Citi’s country Manager.
In the year 2000, Piyush Gupta left the Citi Group and started his own venture, a Dot Com Company, an Internet Portal called GO4i.com.
However, in the year 2001,he closed his own venture and re-joined the Citi Group.
From the year 2002 to 2007, Piyush Gupta served as a Country Officer in Malaysia and he helped to build up the Citi Group’s Branch Net Work and then he became the Country Officer in Singapore and the Head of the Corporate and Investment Bank in ASEAN.
In the year 2008, Piyush Gupta, became the CEO of Citibank in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
In the year 2009, Piyush Gupta left Citi Group and joined DBS Group as the CEO.
Piyush Gupta has been the:
CEO and Dirctor of DBS Group from 9th November 2009
Board member of:
-DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited,
-The Islamic Bank of Asia Limited,
-SPRING Singapore (Deputy Chairman),
-Institute of International Finance, Washington,
-The Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore,
-Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund,
-MasterCard Asia/Pacific, Middle East and
-Africa Regional Advisory Board
- In the year 2013, Piyush Gupta was named the “Best CEO, Asia Pacific” by The Asian Banker and the
- “Best CEO, Singapore” by Asia Money and the Business.
- In the year 2014, Piyush Gupta was named as ‘the Singapore Business Leader of the Year’ by CNBC
CEO of: ADOBE
Date of Birth: 27th May 1963-Born at Hyderabad, Telengana, India (52 years)
Education: Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad
Bachelor of Science/B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Osmania University
Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, and
Master of Science/M.S. in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio
On May 7, 2011, Shantanu Narayen received an honorary Doctor of Applied Science degree from Bowling Green State University
Career: Shantanu Narayen started his career at Apple.
Then he served as director of desktop and collaboration products for Silicon Graphics
Then co-founded ‘Pictra Inc.’, a company that pioneered the concept of digital photo sharing over the Internet.
In the year 1998, Shantanu Naryen joined ‘Adobe’ as a Senior Vice-President of worldwide product research, and he was promoted to Executive Vice President of worldwide products, in January 2005.
Shantanu Narayan is also in the Board of Dell Inc., and in the Board of the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley.
From 1st December 2007, Shantanu Narayen became the CEO of ‘Adobe’Systems, succeeding Bruce Chizen.
- In the year 2009, Shantanu Narayen was considered one of “The TopGun CEOs” by Brendan Wood International, an advisory agency,
- In the year 2011, US President Barack Obama appointed him as a member of his Management Advisory Board.
MR.SUNDAR PICHAI (MR. SUNDARA RAJAN PICHAI)
CEO of: GOOGLE
Date of Birth: 12th July 1972-Born at Chennai (43 years)
Father: Mr.Regunatha Pichai-Senior Electrical Engineer-GEC
Education : Class X- Jawahar Vidyalaya school,Ashok Nagar, Chennai
Class XII-Vana Vani school, Indian Institute of Technology/IIT campus, Chennai
B.Tech.-/Indian Institute of Technology/IIT Kharagpur
M.B.A.-Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Career: Sundar Pichai worked in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and in management consulting at McKinsey & Company
In the year 2004, Sundar Pichai joined Google, where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google’s client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google Drive.
He went on to oversee the development of different apps like Gmail and Google Maps.
On 19th November 2009, Sundar Pichai gave a demonstration of Chrome OS and the Chrome book was released for trial and testing in 2011 and released in public in 2012 .
On 20th May 2010, Sundar Pichai announced the open-sourcing of the new video codec VP8 by Google, and introduced the new video format WebM.
On 13th March 2013,Sundar Pichai added Android to the Google products he oversees. Android was formerly managed by Andy Rubin.
Sundar Pichai was announced as the next CEO of Google on 10th August 2015, after previously being appointed Product Chief by current CEO Larry Page on 24th October 2014.